Table of contents for Dollars, DALYs and decisions : economic aspects of the mental health system / [written by Dan Chisholm in collaboration with Shekhar Saxena and Mark van Ommeren].

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.1 Rationale for an economic perspective in mental health policy and practice  1
1.2 Economics for mental health planning and evaluation: a systems approach  4
2. Measuring the burden of mental disorders:
from  DALYs to dollars19
2.1 Epdemiological burden: disabilit -adjusted life years (DALYs)      1
2.2 Economic burden: cost-of-ilness studies                           21
3. Reducing the burden of mental disorders:
from  global to national evaluation                                   2
3.1 WHO framework for cost-effectiveness analysis                     23
32 Global evaluation of the cost-effectiveness of interventions       25
3.3 National evaluation of the cost-effectiveness of interventions    30
4   Prioty-setting and resource allocation for mental
health system    development                                          37
4.1 Decision-making criteria for resource planning and allocaton in healh  37
42 Development of a priority-setting framework for mental health policy  39
4.3 Scaling up priority interventions: financial planning and budgetary allocanon 43

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Mental health services Economic aspects, Mental health services Cost effectiveness, Mental health policy, Mental Health Services economics, Cost of Illness, Cost-Benefit Analysis, Health Planning